noun, plural re·fec·to·ries.
- refectory table,
Origin of refectory
Examples from the Web for refectory
Thus it was that Elaine escaped observation when she left the refectory.The Dragon of Wantley|Owen Wister
Several rectangular apartments are indicated, and it is probable that the refectory extended north and south.
That night talking was allowed in the Refectory, and how the girls jabbered!The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes|Israel Zangwill
Two narrow tables, each flanked by two wooden benches, formed two long parallel lines from one end to the other of the refectory.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
The refectory of Saint-Jean-des-Vignes seems to date from the fourteenth.The Spell of the Heart of France|Andr Hallays